A Oracle's quest for enlightenment spurred on by a podcast of Biologist Stuart Kauffman, speaking on the current about his book an the re imagining, re inventing of god http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/current_20081217_10197.mp3
CNN News report on the 2006 John Hopkins Study into the use of Psiloscybin mushrooms on 36 volunteers from the community who had never done Psychedelic drugs before. The study found that a large majority of them still have the sense of having had a profound religious or spiritual enlightenment. An understanding about belonging that they had never felt before. At the end of the very pro psychedelic experience report, the standard government line about these drugs being illegal, can't be done without qualified supervision and all that crap was trumpetted.
Listen to me!
Millions of people in North America have done mushrooms, and will continue to do mushrooms, without ill effects, because it is our right being born into creation. this is so not withstanding what a few envelope shuffling bureaucrats, or worse yet, hate mongering Ministers and RCMP Commissioners have to offer.
here's a video that reminds me of my trip a bit (found on Jan 9th 2009):